noun An·ti·lo·ca·pra \ˌantə̇(ˌ)lōˈkāprə\

Definition of Antilocapra

  1. :  a genus of ruminants (the type of the family Antilocapridae) consisting of the pronghorn


adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of antilocapra

borrowed from New Latin, from Antilope antilope + Capra capra

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a trip made at another's expense

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